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Takeover of SPG Media?

September 30, 2008 by

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Image via Wikipedia Mike Danson, the man who made a media fortune by selling Datamonitor to Informa, looks to be teeing up another deal, this time to take over SPG Media. SPG is a B2B publisher and its sites include army-technology.com and offshore-technology.com, amongst others.

Informa bid collapses

September 19, 2008 by

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The private equity consortium planning to take over Informa PLC has withdrawn its bid. The collapse of the deal is the latest victim of the global financial crisis. “It’s no surprise given recent events that funding of any offer has become more challenging,” an Informa spokesman said. “The board is confident of prospects for the […]

Private equity bid for Informa

August 7, 2008 by

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Image via Wikipedia Informa plc, the provider of information to the global academic & scientific, professional and commercial communities via publishing, has reportedly received an offer from another group of private equity firms. Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has held talks with Providence and Carlyle about joing their £3bn buyout of Informa and until now, […]